Sen. Tim Scott’s GOP rebuttal to President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress is getting a thumbs-up from some influential Republicans in the two states that kick off the presidential nominating calendar.
The senator from South Carolina used his response speech Wednesday night to criticize the president’s proposals and argued that Biden has failed to deliver on the promises he made during the 2020 White House race. The only Black Republican in the Senate charged that “three months in, the actions of the president and his party are pulling us further and further apart.”
Scott, who’s up for reelection in 2022, is considered by political pundits to be a potential 2024 Republican presidential contender.
New Hampshire GOP chair Steve Stepanek told Fox News on Thursday, “I thought his speech was right on. It was passionate. He really, I think, has the ability to convey his personal story in such a way that people are really brought in by it.”
Leaders throughout the GOP have expressed their approval of Tim Scott’s